Cantaloupe is a variety of musk melon. These orange fleshed beauties have as much beta carotene as carrots. For the freshest taste, use cantaloupe within 3 days. They are delicious on their own or in a fruit salad. Why not try a cantaloupe sorbet, you only need the melon, lemon, honey and water. Did you know they can be roasted? It brings out their natural sweetness. Bottom line you can’t do much better then cantaloupe, its nutritious, delicious and versatile.